Making Monsters: War Crimes and Ordinary Men

James Dawes, Professor of English and Director of the Program in Human Rights and Humanitarianism at Macalester College

Common Hour event series
Sponsored by Department of American Studies

Thursday, January 30, 2014
11:30 a.m.-12:35 p.m.
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James Dawes teaches US literature. He is the author of Evil Men (Harvard University Press, 2013), That the World May Know: Bearing Witness to Atrocity (Harvard University Press, 2007), and The Language of War (Harvard University Press, 2002). He has appeared as the feature guest on radio and newspaper interviews ranging National Public Radio and the BBC to The Los Angeles Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer. He is the founder of the Program in Human Rights and Humanitarianism at Macalester College. He was a Junior Fellow at the Society of Fellows, Harvard University, from 1998-2001, a member of the Editorial Board of American Literature(2007-2009), and an ACLS Faculty Fellow (2004-2005). He received his Ph.D. in English Literature from Harvard University and his M. Phil. from Cambridge University.

Sponsored by PALF (Public Affairs Lecture Fund)

This event is open to the public.



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